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Antigen adalah sebuah zat yang merangsang respon imun, terutama dalam menghasilkan antibodi. Antigen biasanya berupa protein atau polisakarida, tetapi dapat juga berupa molekul lainnya, termasuk molekul kecil (hapten) yang bergabung dengan protein-pembawa atau… 1,706 more words


A short note on 2015 Flu provision - note my phrasing!

“OK, if only 3% of this winter’s Flu jab customers “were protected” that implies 97% of those so jabbed fell ill with “flu”.

Is this “flu” further example of collateral damage? 146 more words


Blood (part 2) White Blood Cells - A* understanding for GCSE Biology

The previous post looked at the structure and function of red blood cells and plasma.  Now it is time to turn our attention to the rather more complex topic of… 599 more words

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The Immune System: Your Own Personal Military

 To understand how vaccines and other pharmaceuticals work, we need to understand the immune system. You can think of your immune system like your own personal army protecting you from outside threats. 570 more words